Tag Archives: Ava DuVernay

Monday Open Thread | Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park 5 with ACLU courage award

LOS ANGELES— Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five on Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series “When They See Us” without getting emotional and feeling that as a young black man … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Happy Saturday, Everyone! Enjoy your weekend with family & Friends. As with any movie, I’d prefer having the experience of attending and watching vs. reveiws. I’m looking forward to seeing A Wrinkle in Time.”

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Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, 3 Chics Family & Friends! ICYMI

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Wednesday Open Thread: Did you watch Queen Sugar on OWN?

Queen Sugar debuted Part 1 last night on OWN. Part 2 is tonight at 10 pm EST, with a repeat of Part 1. A review of Queen Sugar: Review: Could OWN’s ‘Queen Sugar’ be TV’s next great family drama? ‘Selma’ … Continue reading

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Ava DuVernay, Director: “We (BLACK People) Don’t Need to be Saved by Anyone”

Watch interview here.   Transcript of  60 Minute  Bob Simon interview  With Ava Duvernay This is the real life version of what happened at the foot of that bridge, described in 1965 by CBS News correspondent Bill Stout. Bill Stout: … Continue reading

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